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tonight the reality in iraq where hundreds of civilians have been slaughtered this month as to how this radicals ravaged through the country leaving carnage and destruction in their wake. while on the militant front line isis is commandeering the youngest of most vulnerable and also feeding internet users with a dose of jihad is propaganda. headlining to its not about international big business bites back u.s. firms try to talk washington out of burdening russia with more sanctions fearing their own profits could take a hit if that happens. and a damning report against america's armed police units for hundreds of men to try those raids on civilian homes which led to
a number of deaths we're following that to. give you just joined us money kevin zero in our top story than tonight iraq's getting help from neighboring syria now which is carrying out airstrikes against the sunni jihadists terrorizing the nation the insurgents have already seize several iraqi air bases all oil and gas fields conducting indiscriminate bombing attacks along the way that you had this bloody advance has already left more than a thousand people dead mainly civilians according to the u.n. the most recent casualties reported a fifteen killed in attacks on baghdad and six others in the contested city of kirkuk. catherine off reports from next the details so far murky but what we've heard. from officials is that one man
a suicide bomber was seen on the street wearing an explosive device a vest he was actually aiming for the building down there it's a kurdish political party office apparently authorities had seen him they tried to intercept him and that is when he detonated his device now if you look around chaos this is rush hour a lot of people in the streets. the car here completely destroyed this building also you can see there's damage in the upper floors this must have been an incredibly powerful blast now if we walk the way we think this this blast really did happen so recently but they haven't had a moment to clean up the blood right here we don't know if this is. ok you probably only. we're not exactly sure what's happening there some kind of a commotion right now you can see there's kurdish authorities here trying to keep calm very hotly contested city there are kurds arabs the sunnis shias christians
turkmen this is a very violent city that has seen it many explosions many clashes over the years since the isis the islamic state in iraq and syria militants made their push in northern iraq the iraqi army have essentially fled from these areas allowing the kurds to come in and take control of a lot of people in the city are not happy about that and we're not sure whether this is a top was retribution perhaps for the kurds reasserting their control over this territory they belong to claim this as their historic and cultural palatal. oh look. it's really not safe to be here the authorities have been shooting their weapons into the air we're not sure what's going on but we're going to get out of here before any other attention. there hasn't even been a chance to verify the casualties verify exactly what was the target but we do believe that it was the kurdish political office yesterday we had a chance to speak with the. governor of the province he said that this is
a very very calm city that there have been problems with the attack that security was actually getting better one of the things that is very clear here from what we see today is that that's far from the case this week after know. what isis fighters are not just equipped with guns there are also these days on the hashtags to their use of social media or indeed already making their headlights to it is becoming their main propaganda tool the created man droid called the dawn which allows users to find all of those sadistic plans in advance right on their twitter timeline also to there's an online brochure selling the perks of living on the ultra conservative and repressive sharia law doesn't end there either there's also nice is gift shop if you fancy selling cheap t. shirts and hoodies branded with the jihad this emblem there's also disturbing evidence too as to who is being forced to join the militant ranks in this video armed with automatic rifles seen traveling in an isis convoy human rights groups
claim that in the past the fighters have had no qualms about coercing children did as young as fourteen into fighting or face execution themselves. or baghdad's officially asked the united states to conduct air strikes in iraq but i says supporters of threaten to avenge any such raid with attacks on americans you get the details on this big story developing sadly as well as live updates on the ongoing crisis in iraq at r.t. dot com. sanctions are bad for business in the eyes of industry chiefs in the united states they've launched an ad campaign zero to teach their government and the public an economic lesson about the ramifications of restrictions on russia let's get more about that with our correspondent when important in washington what's the point they're trying to make the marina. well the point that they're trying to make is that as the white house and its western allies are considering a third round of economic sanctions against russia the two big biggest u.s. business organizations are publicly warning that the move would create long lasting
damage to america's economy the u.s. chamber of commerce and the national association of manufacturers are running news a newspaper advertisements right now in the new york times the wall street journal and the washington post right here you could see the advertisement they are asserting that the only effect of additional sanctions would be to bar u.s. companies from foreign markets in seed business opportunities to firms from other countries that in the as they say that we are concerned about actions that would harm american manufacturers and cost american jobs history shows that unilateral sanctions don't work it's time to put american jobs and growth first now the down jones is also offering advice to u.s. companies that are being affected by these sanctions these mounting sanctions against russia the dow jones may even be profiting from this problem that u.s. companies are facing as the white house and its european allies continue to try to
pile on punitive measures against russia u.s. companies fear that even temporary targeted sanctions against russia would damage their export markets and poison relations with russian customers business leaders say potential restrictions on technology transfers would also harm us energy companies that do business in russia and this is precisely what moscow warned of back in march when foreign minister sergei lavrov said any sanctions imposed on russia would be against the united states on the white house told bloomberg news that the obama administration has had frequent conversations with business leaders on the issue and understands their concerns but says the u.s. can't proceed with business as usual the obama administration is threatening to impose more sanctions on russia unless it takes more steps. deescalate the crisis in ukraine now at the request of president vladimir putin russian lawmakers already voted tuesday to revoke legislation allowing the use of military force in ukraine
however washington washington is still blaming moscow for any tension that still remains in ukraine is clearly expecting and demanding more action but as the white house is making demands on on on moscow you see the u.s. business leaders are making demands on the white house saying don't don't penalize russia it is hurting us it is going to hurt american jobs it is going to hurt the american economy big business big numbers it's really important in washington thank you for. well american companies do risk losing a large number of imports from russia if it tightens of further these are the top three things they buy indeed the possibility of being cut off from russia's markets is also worrying american business leaders the u.s. says if you join exxon mobil for instance has got a nine hundred billion dollars deal with russia's ross nerve in the balance through all this and six hundred million already invested j.p. morgan another one must also be holding its breath as the u.s. threatens to target the financial sector it's an fifty six million dollars in
investment banking fees in russia just last year who else is evolving technology firm inter is also a keen investor to spend around a billion dollars in russia over the past twenty years a business to be going on for a long time the next set of sanctions could target russia's energy sector we think that would also be a big blow to us and the giants wouldn't u.s. and european and she joins is a lot of interest in russia so manage the bosses were spotted at the latest petroleum congress in moscow here for instance is the c.e.o. of exxon mobil rex tillerson bob dudley the head of britain's b.p. was also present there as well as was the boss of norwegian oil giant star saw many of this said they wanted to keep politics away from business. it hasn't really affected we're doing relationship is developing. according to the contract so we don't believe this kind of problems we want peace the president of the
franco-prussian chamber of commerce and industry finds it positive that business is taking matters into its own hands on both sides of the atlantic now it should step in because actually. the political. leaders are talking about economic sanctions so we need to raise our voice and tell them that they should not do it again they should use diplomacy to do so the ukrainian crazies actually what do you have in you and you have a political crises. or political crisis should be absolutely soul of by diplomacy using ticking into. companies whether they are us. french companies this is something which is an acceptable form of course there is more trading with. the u.s. i think fifty percent of the trading. with the u. but it would be on for five. meantime the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is ratcheting up the pressure on moscow apparently
the clock ticking. it is critical for russia to show in the next hours literally that they're moving to help disarm the separatists to encourage them to disarm to call on them to lay down their weapons and begin to become part of a legitimate political process so the message is again the u.s. secular state keeping up the pressure urging moscow to make more peace efforts but this amid reports that care hasn't stopped shelling in eastern ukraine despite the president's announcement of a ceasefire we heard from people in the areas hit hardest by kids crack there who say it never came into force anyway. making we're still being slapped every day i'm not even saying hit just slops like this. one of the shells came down right in my backyard and they were splinters that wounded my wife she's in hospital in critical condition now. well this is the kind of thing we find here.
those are from shell splinter what else can they be. because the missiles rained and the funerals continue the funeral of one of the russian journalists killed by the shelling in ukraine's been held in moscow the crew he was with got caught up in shelling while they were covering the evacuation of civilians for self-defense fighters from a particularly dangerous area friends family and colleagues gathered in central moscow to say their final farewells to twenty six year old anton voloshin he died instantly in the attack his body torn to pieces by a mortar shell while reporter died in hospital thirty minutes later both journalists clearly had press markings on their clothes. and this is the last video filmed by the sole survivor of the attack the camera man he managed to capture the blast that killed both of his colleagues russian
prosecutors said the leader of one of the national guard squads was involved in the shelling the national guard is the mercenary combat division specially fold to assist the army and the military operation against a fire in eastern regions but the squads largely operate to their own accord it seems so says senior lecturer in international relations it's to moscow state university. the government such as it is in kiev has very limited control it depends to a large extent still on these. paramilitary groups for its survival its hold on power in kiev and it has been afraid to challenge them we saw a trade union meeting in kiev attacked by an armed right sector mob with complete impunity and we have seen this repeatedly that they act they attack individuals groups buildings churches throughout the country and the government does nothing to rein them in and this holds true on the battlefield as well. all of
these pictures are from that incident in the central kiev hotel where several hundred people stormed the trade union meeting the attackers dressed in camouflage clashed with police who smashed windows and doors the group's leader posted on facebook that they were rallying to stop the election of a new chief for the us. coming up darting out and down it sorry dining with the dow now the chinese give me billionaire swoops into new york with promises to help the poor just as the u.s. economy reports a may just slump. american swat units have become increasingly militarized deadly and mostly targeting the country's minorities according to a report by the american civil liberties union which says the police are treating some neighborhoods like war zones these days at least swat teams are trying to combat high level threats but it now being used for different purposes.
the a.c.l.u. probe showed around two thirds of all rapes from twenty to twenty twelve were drug related and targeted private property only seven percent of sort of operations around active shooters hostage takers or barricade scenarios eight hundred raids led to seven civilian deaths and forty six injuries in fact this nineteen month old baby is the youngest victim of police brutality a stun grenade thrown by a swat team into the child's home landed right in his crib he's now in a coma fighting for his life a family spokesman told him this and know more about the tragedy on artie's in the now this. was tossed into a room for small children the tragedy of course was. always of on but it was for small children who were living in this phase where this explosive device was thrown. with reports. there was no way to know
there were young children in this household so that is totally false what this raid and the situation with the family that you're representing say about the american police system about militarization who exactly are they arming up against we find statistically people of color people in low income areas and communities get deal with this kind of blunt force if you're really influential community or if you have any influence personally you knock at the door or even a courtesy call same surrender where this case after injuring the infant in search of the family so the police failed even to find the drugs they were looking for the boy's parents now a federal probe into what happened to this far from the only victim of swat brutality twenty six year old wilson was holding her baby son when she was shot and killed by an officer during a raid on her home wilson wasn't even a suspect. drug busts their infant was injured but did survive the ordeal someone
else see your response to sixty eight year old grandfather of twelve lay face down on the floor following orders when the party officers gun discharged and shot him dead stabs wasn't even a suspect again when police broke into his home searching for a drug dealer who didn't even live there. thanks for being with us here coming up after the break the sport they hipster look plus the old nazi symbol to boot coming up then we look at how today's extremists in germany are trying to promote hate in style.
well again skinny jeans be told bags and see slogans we invite you to meet the latest recruits of the extreme right in germany the media's even come up with a word to describe the movement. where you. media from self it's an instagram a blog on tumblr to near nazi hip hop the extreme right keeping up with the time certainly there's even a vegan nazi cookery a show in each episode to charge the men wearing balaclavas explain to viewers how to make a ready of dishes journalist john wright spoke from berlin shared his thoughts on the lips to trent the but what's important to remember is that they're not a hipster as they want to appear in just out on the street corner they're appearing at a nazi demonstration in january twenty first and mark tuborg it was an attempt by the nazis to have a throw a march and there was a group trendy as they had colorful sunglasses on they had these funny looking
congress shoes with stars and piercings kind of fuzzy beards like there are so many jokes about the nazi you wonder they had a bag. please don't shove i've got a yogurt in my bag as long as no answers have been around the always been trying to copy youth subcultures you know skinheads were originally kind of a proletarian youth culture you have in germany. has been. a way to start now to have three things going well like any other not. one of the crowd hundred people or more out on the streets blockading in the ninety's actively sitting down preventing them from going on the route. just like all the other nazis fashionistas maybe it's just accessories but they also say you are what you wear of course we are secretary of unite against fascism what he thinks should be done about it. real danger is at the moment sadly the high virtue of nazi organization
to fight for the first time since the war nazi organization has been elected to the european parliament what they've been able to do is tap into the discontent across europe of unemployment about austerity and there's a large number of youth a lot of people been displaced and that sense of displacement as what happened in the nineteenth thirties has been seized on by the nazis by using modern techniques of communication to try and make their ideas more palatable and this means that the hipsters and the people trying to shape fashion are trying to make that sceptical acceptable and that's reason why i believe that they should be blocked they should be excluded and they should be low part of our society because what they want to reintroduce is the holocaust and i think we should stand against it there's nothing hip about being a nazi. on our website how the best laid plans can sometimes come and bite you on the backside we've got the story of the spanish furious with its bear you want to give him a fiesta but he ended up doing with the. fact that i accidentally burned almost to
the ground a blazing inferno he got away with it though online more of the story and a smart idea for fans of bling a potent gold plated italian desired mobile there's a direct line to president hartley whose image is engraved on the back to find out which is going for it r.t. dot com. they're fresh fears of a credit crunch in the united states after the government revealed the country's economy strong by three percent in the first quarter of the it's the worst reading since the crisis of two thousand and nine which led to massive bankruptcies and redundancies it's in this climate that some of america's six hundred thousand homeless people and have found an unexpected benefactor but the good news a chinese billionaire who's giving them go away meals and promises to fill their pockets in a situation is called story the charity event. as if the king of pop himself had come back to life he comes to. be
a citizen of a new york landmark the central park boathouse stormed by t.v. crews but he just has backed up i'm sure you don't doubt all this to witness chinese billionaire chen one known for his outlandish behavior holding a one million dollar lunch for the city's homeless users say their group has entertainment chinese songs and volunteers and communist worker outfits and magic tricks by the self described most influential person of china as you can see nothing everywhere only display for the name of the good mint all the person i knew all the help i get a full page ad in the new york times this week to ramp up attention to this event has clearly served its purpose a lot of homes who didn't come because of the fact that they don't want to see them they don't want media in promotional ads broadcast on stage chen is touted as the most beloved chinese role model among almost
a dozen other titles the ads have advertised one thousand people giving away three hundred dollars to each person i think anybody would show up in central park for three hundred dollars in this day and age about two hundred homeless people were brought to the event on buses paid for by the magnate is saying that it takes. a foreign oil you know to come and do this but at the same time hey somebody's got to do it we chant talked of leaks of sleepless nights to prepare for what he dubbed the love and gratitude charity toward town there so many people who are in need of help the goal to show that rich chinese people don't just throw away money on luxury the extravagant charity event is set to become a tradition with the eccentric chinese millionaire promising to return to the west every year to do what he can to help those in the to help those in need and make a name for himself in the city the promise of three hundred dollars per person was fulfilled for a lucky few in front of camera. instead of giving them three hundred dollars each he's donating ninety thousand dollars to the new york city rescue mission
a disappointment for those attending each and every one of the homeless having counted on the cash that was promised chan told his guests to pick up their money at the city mission and would like baseball teams. so again to go to the mission and see if you go and get these woad this word was not kept the mission got the cash but it never reached the pockets of the homeless i might go bad so now and study. and especially if you're going to new york. it's not everyone happy there then end of the day you head to busk oh look at the total change that could be a future money spent as our next program this is alex international.
his name was use of good because he was nazi germany's minister of propaganda the myths that he created exist to this day. eucharist gerbils propaganda was both actually trying to denigrate other nations while at the same time reason ordinary german so students would. keep its can't we do use of goebbels knew precisely what the masses needed to hear in order to make them follow him he was like the pipe paper from the fairy tale that made rats fall to the tune of his by. the myths created by the chief nazi ideologist bound for tal soil in the west we have to fight these myths today in memory of those who won in the second world war.
the boss of that person erin is off today headline the u.s. economy the u.s. department of commerce released its final estimate for gross domestic product in the united states for the first quarter of this year and while analysts had expected visions this latest revision was a shock it was the largest revision in the history of g.d.p. reporting instead of contract at and your lies one point zero percent pace the economy contracted at a two point nine percent pace that is a severe slowdown notable facts in april the government estimated spending on health care grew at a prodigious nine point nine percent rate due to the implementation of the affordable care act actually health care spending contracted at
a one point four percent pace in total final sales which exclude inventories declawed at a one point three percent annualized pace in q one two thousand and fourteen and inventories subtracted one point seven percent from g.d.p. in q one two thousand and fourteen this is rearview mirror stuff though analysts are boosting their estimates for growth in this the second quarter of two thousand and fourteen goldman sachs has raised its tracking estimate by two tenths to four point zero percent barclays has also raised its estimates for q two to four point zero percent three recent guess and boom bust mark chandler marshall are back in call and roast all said that the u.s. economy is improving manufacturing and service sector data is surging higher jobless claims are at cycle lows and unemployment has been dropping so while the u.s. economy is by no means firing on all cylinders the situation. it is improving for many business executives this makes the obama administration saying things against
russia problematic to top u.s. business lobbies the u.s. chamber of commerce and the national association of manufacturers plan to run newspaper advertisements tomorrow in the new york times wall street journal and washington post warning that more sanctions risk harming u.s. workers and businesses companies from the united states represent the largest source of foreign investment in russia and these companies fear sanctions will hurt their bottom line however as the eight to nine billion dollar fund against french bank b.n.p. perry for violating sanctions against iran and sudan shows us foreign policy objectives will claim business interest victims in the west now that we're taking we're talking about the business interests of the u.s. firms and not just some foreign bank we will have to see if foreign policy aims to america to the will of american the best.